A special issue looking back at the best of 2015.
I hope you've been having a great holiday season. It's always slow for news at this time of year, so we're dedicating this issue to looking back at the biggest and most popular items from the past year :-) Happy New Year!
P.S. We also have Node Weekly if you want to keep up to date with more Node-specific stuff as well.
This was by far the most popular item of the year and includes great insights for both employers and job seekers.
Zack Grossbart explained why he uses static analyzers to poke at his code and the sorts of errors they can dig up.
Which courses on front-end, Node.js and related topics would you like to see? Vote on the topics most important to you.
Mozilla Developer Network
Eric Elliott showed off some of the greatest developer tools and why experienced developers use them.
Promises are awesome, but Nolan Lawson noticed that ‘many of us are using promises without really understanding them.’ He cleared up many misconceptions in an example-rich post.
Areas in which a modern JS-based front-end developer should be skilled.
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You Know How to Code, but How Are Your Design Skills? course
Learn UI & UX design through part-time, online courses with 1-on-1 mentorship from expert designers.
Getting Started with ECMAScript 6 tutorial
Dr. Axel Rauschmayer
The Mostly Adequate Guide to Functional Programming tutorial
ES6 Katas: Learn ECMAScript 6 by Doing It tutorial
Lodash: 10 JS Utility Functions That You Should Probably Stop Rewriting tutorial
Or watch the video here.
The Problem with Angular opinion
memory-stats.js: Minimal Monitor for JS Heap Size via performance.memory tools
Airbnb's ES6 Style Guide tools
RASON® is the easy way to solve powerful optimization and simulation models in your web or mobile app. Use a high-level modeling language embedded in JSON, and an Azure-backed REST API that’s free for small problems, but scalable to handle huge models.
Frontline Systems Inc Sponsor
NativeScript 1.0.0 Released tools
An open source, cross-platform (iOS, Android, Windows Phone) ‘truly native’ mobile app creation framework.
Telerik Developer Network
The Original jQuery Source Code, Annotated by John Resig code
Split.js: A Library to Create Adjustable Split Views / Panes code
React Canvas: High Performance Canvas Rendering for React Components code
SystemJS: A Universal Dynamic Module Loader code
Burger: A Minimal Hamburger Menu with Fullscreen Navigation code
Labella.js: For Non-Overlapping Labels Along Lines code
Trix: A WYSIWYG Text Editor for Everyday Web Writing code
rmodal.js: A Simple Modal Dialog with No External Dependenices code
highlight.js: Syntax Highlighting for the Web code
An ES6 Overview in 350 Bullet Points